Graduate Medical Education Policies & Services

Graduate Medical Education Graduate Medical Education Policies & Services
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Graduate Medical Education Graduate Medical Education Policies & Services

The Office of Graduate Medical Education manages the residents and fellows in training at NYU School of Medicine. Our mission is to support trainees throughout their time with us and to raise the standard of education they receive. To this end, our staff develops policies and systems that support best practices in the education and training of residents and fellows.

Our administrative functions also include coordinating and supporting the efforts of the NYU Graduate Medical Education Committee, which oversees the accreditation status of NYU School of Medicine training programs and ensures a quality learning and working environment for residents and fellows and an exceptional educational experience. 

The Office of Graduate Medical Education is located at 545 First Avenue, Greenberg Hall, SC1-081, New York, NY 10016. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:00PM. Contact us at 212-263-5506 or gmesupport@nyumc.org.

Policies

Graduate medical education at NYU School of Medicine is governed by several policies, including the following:

For a complete list of our policies, see our Graduate Medical Education Policy and Procedure Manual (Kerberos ID required for login).

Services for Residents and Fellows

We provide the following administrative services to our house staff.

Loan Deferment

Residents and fellows seeking loan deferments from their lending institutions should bring their completed deferment forms (obtained from the loan provider) in person to the Office of Graduate Medical Education during our office hours. Please also bring your loan provider’s fax number or mailing address to which we can send the completed form.

After our staff verifies your training dates and receives a signed release form from you authorizing us to provide information about your training to your lender, we send the finalized form by fax or mail to the loan provider.

For more information, or to ask any questions, please contact Ngar Lun Ngai, administrative assistant, at ngarlun.ngai@nyumc.org.

Payroll Assistance

Most residency and fellowship programs require residents to work in one or more facilities. For this reason, your payroll source and benefits plan may change during your residency or fellowship.

You may spend a portion of time on the NYU Hospitals Center payroll (covered by NYU Langone’s employee benefits package) and a portion on the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue payroll (covered by the Bellevue/New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation employee benefits package).

There are, however, numerous exceptions to this model. Your program coordinator and our office can help you with any questions related to the payroll process. Please contact your program coordinator first.

House staff on the NYU Hospitals Center payroll are paid biweekly. We strongly recommend direct deposit. To sign up for direct deposit of paychecks, go to atNYULMC (Kerberos ID required for login). Pay stubs for checks directly deposited are also available through atNYULMC.

If you do not enroll in direct deposit, you can pick up your check at our office during our office hours. Checks are available on Fridays. 

House staff on the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue payroll are paid biweekly. Checks or direct deposit pay stubs may be picked up at the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue payroll window, 462 First Avenue (at 27th Street), H building, first floor. Please be sure to have your NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue ID with you.

If you do not pick up your check by the following Wednesday, the check is sent back to the Bellevue/New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation central office. It is then sent to you by mail.

Verification of Credentials

Our staff processes requests for verification of credentials from hospitals or employers, residency programs, and medical licensing boards for doctors who have trained at NYU School of Medicine. Official requests should be emailed to gmeverifications@nyumc.org or mailed to the Office of Graduate Medical Education, 545 First Avenue, Greenberg Hall, SC1-081, New York, NY 10016.

Requests should indicate the resident’s or fellow’s full name, dates of training, and the specific information being requested. We cannot process a request without a signed authorization of release from the resident or fellow, nor can we provide verbal confirmation or verification by phone.

Verification of Malpractice Insurance

If you have trained at NYU School of Medicine and require a malpractice claims history and verification of malpractice insurance for the time you were here, send your request to insurancedepartment@nyumc.org, or call 646-501-3048 for more information.

Salary Verification and Letters of Employment

We process salary verification for house staff assigned to the NYU Hospitals Center payroll. House staff assigned to the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue payroll should visit the human resources department at 462 First Avenue (at 27th Street), A building, room 129.

We issue letters of employment regardless of the payroll institution. To request a letter, contact Ngar Lun Ngai, administrative assistant, at ngarlun.ngai@nyumc.org.

Visa Assistance

If you are a resident or fellow on a visa, please contact your program coordinator or Sally Hennessy, graduate medical education program specialist, at sally.hennessy@nyumc.org. Instructions and procedures depend on the type of visa you hold.

NYU Langone does not offer H-1B sponsorship for house staff, residents, or fellows. J-1 sponsorship is available through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).